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A CHINESE FRAMED SILK PAINTING, 19TH CENTURY. Mounted...

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A CHINESE FRAMED SILK PAINTING, 19TH CENTURY. Mounted on paper, painted with two figures of men seated before a fire and table of objects, on terracing before rockwork and trees, with red seal mark and calligraphic inscription top left, with cyclical date Guiwei corresponding to 1883, framed and glazed, 40.6cm x 19cm exc. mount and frame
With several tears and losses to silk at top left, effecting the seal and inscription, further small tears, losses and a fold to the left side of picture, to the far right and bottom edge of the picture. Overall some brown discolouration to silk and slight fading to scene.

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